No 38

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

____________

 

 

TUESDAY 4 JULY 2000

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the             Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

      Assent to Bills                                                                       Message No 22

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session, viz –

No 25 of 2000      An Act to encourage and assist home ownership, and to offset the effect of the GST on the acquisition of a first home, by establishing a scheme for the payment of grants to first home owners

No 26 of 2000      An Act to amend the State Lotteries Act 1966 and the Racing Act 1976

No 27 of 2000      An Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992

No 28 of 2000      An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961 and the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1998

No 29 of 2000      An Act to amend the Gas Act 1997

Government House, 4 July 2000                                                 E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 165 to 169

The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

165            The Premier (Hon J W Olsen), from 1,660 residents of Kavel, requesting that the House ban poker machines and internet gambling.

 

166            Ms Rankine, from 141 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to consult with the local community and consider projected traffic flows when assessing the need to upgrade Golden Grove Road.

 

167            Ms Rankine, from 18 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish a Police Patrol Base to service the Tea Tree Gully area.

 

168            The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), from 47 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

169            The Minister for Government Enterprises, from 1,474 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 59, 64, 118 and 120 and a question without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Acting Premier (Hon R G Kerin) –

      Fees Act  – Regulations – Schedule of Fees

 

By the Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) –

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Petroleum – Register of Licence - Fees

            Petroleum (Submerged Lands) – Variation of Fees

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

      Guardianship Board of South Australia – Report, 1998-99

      Plan Amendment Report – Horticulture in the Hills Face Zone

 

      South Australian Health Commission Act – Regulations – Medicare Patients Fees

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises –

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Sewerage – Other Charges

            Waterworks – Other Charges

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Police Superannuation Scheme – Actuarial Report, 30 June 1999

      Ministerial Direction to RESI Corporation – Share Transfer to RESI Capital (No2)

            Pty Ltd

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Financial Institutions Duty –

                  Duty

                  Non-dutiable Receipts

            First Home Owner Grant – Grants

 

By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Communities Titles – Fee for Information

            Emergency Services Funding – Remissions Land

            Strata Titles – Provision of Information

 

      Rules of Court – Magistrates Court (Civil) – Magistrates Court Act – Cost for Claim

 

By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) –

      South Australian Harness Racing Authority – Report, 1998-99

 

By the Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) –

      Water Resources Act – Regulations – Extension of Adopted Policies.

 

6       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 


7       Public Works Committee - Report – Education Centre Refurbishment – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Education Centre Refurbishment – Final Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 219).

 

8       Grievance debate

      The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 

9       Select Committee on the Murray River - Leave to sit

Mr Meier, by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on the Murray River have leave to sit during the sitting of the House this week.

Question put and passed.

 

10      University of Adelaide (Honorary Degree) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the University of Adelaide Act 1971.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12      Native Title (South Australia)(Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Bill                              Message No 81

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled and Act to amend the Sheriff’s Act 1978, the Courts Administration Act 1993 and the Ombudsman Act 1972, and to repeal the Law Courts (Maintenance of Order) Act 1928, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hill, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


         Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill               Message No 82

MR SPEAKER – The Legislative Council insists on its amendments in the Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill to which the House of Assembly has disagreed. The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved - That the disagreement to the amendments be insisted on.

 

____________

 

         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and had resolved to insist on its disagreement to the amendments.

 

         Conference – Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Water Resources moved - That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that a Conference be granted to this House respecting certain amendments of the Legislative Council in the Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill and that the Legislative Council be informed that, in the event of such a Conference being agreed to, this House will be represented at such Conference by five Managers; and that Messrs Hill, Koutsantonis, McEwin and Williams and the mover be Managers of the Conference on the part of this House.

Question put and passed.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 5.

 

16      Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 45 agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 46 and 47 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 48 to 54 agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 55 and 56 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 57 to 80 agreed to.

                                                Schedule 1 to 3 agreed to

                                                Schedule 4 amended and agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

____________

 

         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Ordered – That the third reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 4 and 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

18      South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

 

19      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                     Message No 83

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Cremation Bill                                                                            Message No 84

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to regulate the cremation of human remains; to repeal the Cremation Act 1891; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                            Message No 85

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway Act 1997 and to make related amendments to the Railways (Operations and Access) Act 1997, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Conference – Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                            Message No 86

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has, in reply to Message No 83 from the House of Assembly, agreed to grant a Conference on the Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill, as requested by the House of Assembly. The Legislative Council has named the hour of 10.00 pm this day to receive the Managers on behalf of the House of Assembly, at the Plaza Room on the first floor of the Legislative Council.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved – That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council agreeing to the time and place appointed by the Council.

Question put and passed.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Bill.

Question put and passed.

 


20      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

21      South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question - That this Bill be now read a second time - put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 1 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 2 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

____________

 

         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again tomorrow.

 

19      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Renmark Irrigation Trust (Rating) Amendment Bill                     Message No 87

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Renmark Irrigation Trust Act 1936, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Southern State Superannuation (Contributions) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                            Message No 88

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Boxing and Martial Arts Bill                                                        Message No 89

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to regulate professional or public boxing or martial art events; to promote safety in boxing and martial arts; and for other purposes, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 4 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

23      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.18 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

____________

 


 

MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 5 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports –

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Education Centre Refurbishment – Final Report be noted.

 

 

         For Thursday 6 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Hill to move – That this House supports the creation of the South Pacific Whale Sanctuary.

 

____________

 

 

         Present during the day - All Members except Hon J W Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY